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Perioperative blood transfusion and survival following curative hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Authors
  • Hanazaki, Kazuhiro
  • Kajikawa, Shoji
  • Shimozawa, Nobuhiko
  • Matsushita, Akimasa
  • Machida, Taiichi
  • Shimada, Ko
  • Yazawa, Kazuyuki
  • Koide, Naohiko
  • Adachi, Wataru
  • Amano, Jun
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hepato-gastroenterology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
Volume
52
Issue
62
Pages
524–529
Identifiers
PMID: 15816471
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Perioperative blood transfusion promotes the recurrence of HCC after hepatic resection in patients with hypo-albuminemia. In transfused patients, establishment of strategy for recurrence based on pTNM staging, tumor size, ICGR15, and age may be required to improve survival.

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